If you are in town attending an event at Amalie Arena, you will be happy to know that you will be in the thick of everything Tampa has to offer. There is so much to see and do within walking distance, it will keep you busy for days. To help you make the most of your visit, 10 Best has compiled a list of the top attractions located within walking distance of Amalie Arena.
Just across the road to the south of the Forum you can hook up with Tampa's beautiful Riverwalk. This two mile promenade provides a wonderful introduction to the scenic waterways of the downtown area. The pathway also serves to connect many of the attractions on this list from the Tampa Museum of Art at one end to the Florida Aquarium at the other. Along the way there are also plenty of spots to rest, eat, drink, and shop.
Across the river, housed in what is now the University of Tampa, and crowned by Tampa's iconic minarets, is the H. B. Plant Museum. A celebration of the vision and the reality of Tampa's first and most opulent gilded age hotel. Designed to convince tourists of the day to ride his railway, the hotel was built by railway magnate Henry Plant to impress the wealthy in their search for the best vacation spot.